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Glazing acquisition
Emplas has acquired insulated glazed unit and glass processing business, Padiham Glass. Padiham Glass supplies glass and IGUs from its 45,000ft2 Lancashire manufacturing facility, and it is part of the...
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ERA acquires Zoo Hardware
ERA has completed the acquisition of Zoo Hardware, a supplier of architectural hardware including handles, knobs, locks and hinges. Based in Carlisle, Zoo was founded in 2010 and offers a selection...
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Decline in construction output
Construction output decreased 2.7% in the first quarter of 2018, according to the latest ONS figures, the biggest fall seen in this series since August 2012. The three-month on three-month decrease...
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Hassle-free approval for fabricators
The British Board of Agrément (BBA) has launched an initiative to encourage more fabricators to have their window and door systems approved, delivering compliance with all relevant Building Regulations and...
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Research reveals pitting epidemic
The industry faces a significant pitting hardware issue, according to new market research conducted by Brisant Secure. In a question to installers, of which 270 replied, 88% reported that they have...
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Unglazed R9 accreditations
A non-glass bonded Residence 9 window from HWL Trade Frames has passed independent PAS24 testing to achieve Part Q approval. Coming less than a month after achieving a series of...
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Market report
Hardware distributor Carl F Groupco has endorsed the findings of the ‘Door and Window Fittings Market Report - UK 2018-2022’ produced by AMA Research. The fittings supplier confirms demand for both...
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Innovation award
Norscot took home the Innovation of the Year trophy at the recent Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards 2018. Norscot Joinery – the Highlands and Islands fabricator of Veka PVCU windows and doors,...
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Investment in service
Window Ware has completed a £500,000 investment in a new enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. The Bedfordshire-firm has purchased a powerful online system that combines Window Ware’s sales, purchasing, accounting and...
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Project of the Year
The Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, a project for which Bennett Architectural supplied Kawneer windows and curtain walling, has been named as Project of the Year at the Rics West Midlands Awards...
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Celebrating turning 175
It’s 1843: the first type writer is patented, ‘A Christmas Carol’ by Charles Dickens is published, and Mount Etna erupts in Italy. It’s also the year when Yale was established...
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New hardware
Mila has partnered with hardware manufacturer Axor to bring a new range of tilt and turn hardware to the UK market. Suitable for windows up to 1,520mm wide and 2,390mm high,...
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Installers welcomed
Allan Brothers’ summer open days are for people who may want to get involved in the timber window and door market. Held at the company’s Berwick upon Tweed factory on June...
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Hitting the road with exhibition vehicle
Supalite has unveiled its new Roadshow Display Vehicle. The mobile showroom features examples from Supalite’s complete range of replacement tiled roof systems for conservatories and orangeries. Hitting the road this...
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Big win
A giant Ultimate Rose sash window manufactured by Buckinghamshire-based Roseview has become the biggest to ever pass PAS24 and Secured by Design testing, the company said. Measuring 1,500 by 3,000mm, the...
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Recognised for innovation and workplace ethos
Rehau has been recognised by the Herefordshire and Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce Business Awards for its products and its commitment to health and wellbeing in the workplace. The polymer manufacturer was...
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Winning streak
FIT Show has been shortlisted for two AEO Awards.The event organisers are finalists in both the ‘Best UK Trade Show (more than 8000m2)’ and ‘Marketing Campaign of the Year –...
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Charity football tournament
A team of staff from Bennett Architectural will take part in a charity seven-a-side football tournament organised by CCF Stoke on Sunday June 10 at Nantwich Town Football Club. The tournament...
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